Can’t see the forest — again! 9

This time, my latest Christmas quilt is almost finished! I’ve completed the quilting, applied the piping and binding, made and attached a label and hanging sleeve. So what’s left? I’m seriously considering adding some crystals for some extra sparkle, which is something I’ve never done before. That step will have to wait, though, […]

Slow progress

A couple of months ago I posted some embroidered Christmas tree blocks I was making. I’ve made a little progress since then, but it’s been slow. I’d love to blame that on the vacation we took or the work involved in getting new tile laid in the house, but in […]

Can’t see the forest … 12

  … for the trees. That’s sort of the way I feel right now, after finishing the machine embroidery of some lovely Christmas trees; now I need to figure out how I want to set them into a quilt — the “forest”. 😉 These trees were inspired by a quilt […]

At last! 6

You may not believe it, after all this time, but I’ve finally finished ‘Tis the Season! While I didn’t get it done before last Christmas, it’s ready and waiting for the next one. To recap the “story”, I took a class from Claudia Dinnell, whose design I’d seen and loved. The […]

The light at the end … 2

…of the tunnel is in sight! I began this quilt, ‘Tis the Season, in August, but I’ve had delays and dry spells galore. However, yesterday I added the corded piping and binding to the completed top, and now I’m doing the hand stitching on the binding. Of course, there’s still […]